• Gemista recipe (Greek Stuffed Tomatoes and peppers with rice)
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    Gemista recipe (Greek Stuffed Tomatoes and peppers with rice)

    Serves: 8-10

    Time: 2 hours

    Difficulty: Beginner / Intermediate

    Juicy, healthy and bursting with fresh and vibrant colors and flavors! Gemista (which in Greek means ‘filled with’) is a traditional recipe for Greek stuffed tomatoes and/or other vegetables that are baked in a herby tomato-based sauce, until soft and nicely browned. Feel free to experiment with the stuffing, with different types of herbs and varying amount of spices. Your imagination is your limit with this amazing Greek dish!

  • Greek Octopus and onion stew recipe (Octopus stifado)
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    Greek Octopus and onion stew recipe (Octopus stifado)

    Serves: 5-6

    Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner

    The traditional Greek octopus stifado recipe! We all know and love the classic Greek rabbit or beef stifado, but this very easy and simple to prepare octopus stew is the perfect […]

  • Tinos Fennel Fritters recipe (Greek Marathokeftedes)
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    Tinos Fennel Fritters recipe (Greek Marathokeftedes)

    Serves: 4-6

    Time: 20 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner

    A Greek traditional vegetarian meze from the island of Tinos. Learn how to make these crispy and crunchy fennel fritters with this traditional recipe here.

  • Melitzanosalata recipe (Traditional Greek Eggplant dip)
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    Melitzanosalata recipe (Traditional Greek Eggplant dip)

    Serves: 8

    Time: 60 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner

    Capture the essence of Greek cooking with this traditional Greek melitzanosalata (eggplant dip) recipe. This is the simplest, no fuss version of the traditional Greek melitzanosalata recipe with only three very simple, straightforward steps to follow! Read more here…

Gemista recipe (Greek Stuffed Tomatoes and peppers with rice)

Gemista recipe (Greek Stuffed Tomatoes and peppers with rice)

Serves: 8-10

Time: 2 hours

Difficulty: Beginner / Intermediate

Greek Octopus and onion stew recipe (Octopus stifado)

Greek Octopus and onion stew recipe (Octopus stifado)

Serves: 5-6

Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Tinos Fennel Fritters recipe (Greek Marathokeftedes)

Tinos Fennel Fritters recipe (Greek Marathokeftedes)

Serves: 4-6

Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Melitzanosalata recipe (Traditional Greek Eggplant dip)

Melitzanosalata recipe (Traditional Greek Eggplant dip)

Serves: 8

Time: 60 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Traditional Greek Easter Lent recipes

Leading up to the Great Easter Sunday is the traditional 40 day lent, during which meat and dairy products are substituted with plentiful amounts of vegetables, fish and seafood. Browse through my handpicked collection of tasty, healthy Easter Lent recipes and discover a new treat for you to enjoy every day of the week!



Traditional Greek Easter Lent recipes

Crispy Greek Fried Eggplant recipe (Melitzanes tiganites)

Crispy Greek Fried Eggplant recipe (Melitzanes tiganites)

Serves: 4

Time: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Discover how to make the perfect Greek Fried Eggplant (Melitzanes Tiganites) with this traditional recipe! Silky, sweet eggplant coated with batter and deep fried to form an amazing, golden brown, extra crispy crust! A delicious Greek fried eggplant recipe that you just can’t miss out!

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Mediterranean Sea Bass Recipe Stuffed with Tomatoes, Lemons and Olives

Mediterranean Sea Bass Recipe Stuffed with Tomatoes, Lemons and Olives

Serves: 2

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

An amazingly tender Mediterranean flavoured oven baked stuffed sea bass recipe for the lovers of the Greek cuisine! To prepare this delicious baked stuffed sea bass recipe the fish is […]

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Greek Shrimp Saganaki recipe with Feta cheese (Garides Saganaki)

Greek Shrimp Saganaki recipe with Feta cheese (Garides Saganaki)

Serves: 4

Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

If you have ever been to Greece it would be impossible to have missed out on this delicious Greek shrimp saganaki appetizer, served in every Psarotaverna (fish tavern)! This is a […]

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Perfect Lenten Chocolate Brownies!

Perfect Lenten Chocolate Brownies!

Serves: 8

Time: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Who doesn’t love brownies? Soft, moist and extra fudgy with a shiny slightly crackled crust. A homemade goodness for the whole family. And with this recipe you can enjoy them […]

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Scrumptious Lenten Apple Pie Recipe! (Greek Milopita)

Scrumptious Lenten Apple Pie Recipe! (Greek Milopita)

Serves: 6-8

Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Who doesn’t love this ultimate classic dessert? The flaky crust, the scrumptious juicy filling.. A homemade goodness for the whole family! So the idea of a Lenten apple pie, with no eggs, […]

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Delicious Lenten Greek Honey puffs recipe (Loukoumades)

Delicious Lenten Greek Honey puffs recipe (Loukoumades)

Serves: 4 (25-30 pieces)

Time: 50 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Little bites of heaven! An amazing Greek dessert that despite being an indulgent delight still complies with the dietary instructions of the Lenten season! These traditional Greek sweet little honey puffs […]

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Greek Octopus and onion stew recipe (Octopus stifado)

Greek Octopus and onion stew recipe (Octopus stifado)

Serves: 5-6

Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

The traditional Greek octopus stifado recipe! We all know and love the classic Greek rabbit or beef stifado, but this very easy and simple to prepare octopus stew is the perfect […]

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Amazing Lenten Chocolate Sponge Cake!

Amazing Lenten Chocolate Sponge Cake!

Serves: 15

Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

The most moist and rich Lenten chocolate cake that despite being an indulgent delight still complies with the dietary instructions of the Lenten season! If you have ever tried making a […]

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